Got a nice deal on a "blemished" Standard 50's. Looks like someone just returned it after trying and failing to do a proper setup so their loss is my good fortune as with a couple of adjustments it plays absolutely beautifully. I'm very impressed with what Epiphone has done with the "Inspired by Gibson" models. I have the TV Yellow Special as well and it's a fantastic guitar as well. Until recently I owned a '97 Gibson Standard and out of the box I'm more impressed with the Epiphone. Better pickups, correct pot values, 50's wiring, fatter but comfortable neck. The bridge pickup is a little weak but I haven't adjusted it (seems my precision screwdriver walked off).